Homicide charge laid in Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre death (age of victim corrected)
AUGUST 18, 2021 – The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit has updated the charges against 20-year-old Donald MUSSELMAN, of Ottawa, after a male victim beaten in an incident at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre on February 24th subsequently succumbed to his injuries on July 24th.
The deceased male has been identified as Zakaria Sheek-Hussein, 27 years old of Ottawa.
MUSSELMAN was originally charged with Aggravated assault and he now stands charged with Second degree murder. He appeared in court today by videoconference and was remanded into custody.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.